Sturgis Board of Education on Monday approved employment of three teachers at Sturgis Public Schools.
- Katie Kruse, math, Sturgis High School. Kruse has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Grand Valley State University, with a minor in physical education. Previously, she taught math at Fort Collins High School in Fort Collins, Colo.
- Marissa Proshek, science, Sturgis Middle School. Proshek has a Bachelor of Science from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., and a Master of Science from Troy University. She previously taught sixth and seventh grades at Tennessee Connections Academy in White House, Tenn., and seventh grade at Madisonville Middle School in Madisonville, Tenn.
- Maddie Pueschel, special education, Eastwood. Pueschel, an alumna of Sturgis Public Schools, has a Bachelor of Science in primary education and intervention specialist (mild to moderate) from Definance College. Previously, she was a first-grade teacher at Ayerseville Elementary School in Definance, and has experience as a substitute teacher. She also is certified in CPR and first aid.